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Question 1
Proteins are composed of
carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and potassium
carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and sodium
carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen
carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and magnisium
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Question 2
As a result of poor nutrition in underdeveloped countries, children in particular suffer from deficiency diseases. What type of deficiency diseases is kwashiorkor?
protein deficiency diseases
protein/calorie deficiency diseases
calorie deficiency diseases
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Question 3
The energy value of foods is measured in kilocalories. One gram of protein supplies the body with
4 kilocalories
9 kilocalories
14 kilocalories
19 kilocalories

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Question 4
Proteins which contain all the essential amino acids are known as
low biological value proteins
high biological value proteins
no biological value proteins

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Question 5
The RDA of protein is one gram of protein per gram of body weight.
true false
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Question 6
Proteins which come from a vegetable source are known as
LBV proteins HBV proteins
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Question 7
Which of the following foods is a Low Biological Value (LBV) protein food.
milk carrots soya beans eggs
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Question 8
The function of protein is
to provide heat and energy
to help the movement of food through the intestine
for the growth of new cells
to protect the body from disease

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Question 9
HBV Proteins are supplied by
animal foods vegetable foods animal and vegetable foods
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Question 10
The amino acids which the body cannot manufacture are known as essential amino acids. How many esssential amino acids do children need?
8 essential amino acids 10 essential amino acids 12 essential amino acids


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